Sagmatias cruciger Quoy and Gaimard 1824

Mammalia - Cetacea - Delphinidae

Alternative combinations: Delphinus cruciger, Lagenorhynchus cruciger

Synonyms: Delphinus albigena Quoy and Gaimard 1824, Delphinus bivittatus Lesson and Garnot 1826, Delphinus obscurus Gray 1850, Lagenorhynchus wilsoni Lillie 1915, Phocaena dorbignyi Philippi 1893, Phocaena homei Smith 1828, Phocaena homeii Smith 1828

Belongs to Sagmatias according to N. L. Vollmer et al. 2019

See also Agnarsson and May-Collado 2008, Fischer 1829, Gray 1850, Hershkovitz 1966, Jefferson 2021, LeDuc et al. 1999, Mead and Brownell 2005, Perrin et al. 2013, Rice 1998, Scheffer and Rice 1963 and Trouessart 1904

Sister taxa: Sagmatias amblodon, Sagmatias australis, Sagmatias obliquidens, Sagmatias obscurus

Type specimens:

  • Sagmatias cruciger: none designated
  • Delphinus albigena:
  • Delphinus bivittatus:
  • Delphinus obscurus:
  • Lagenorhynchus wilsoni:
  • Phocaena dorbignyi:
  • Phocaena homeii:


• Quaternary of New Zealand (1 collection), South Africa (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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